Welcome to Waikiki
A vibrant neighborhood with a thriving entertainment district resting along crystal blue waters and golden sand beaches
Waikiki is a vibrant city with a thriving entertainment district and beautiful natural scenery located on the south shore of Honolulu. A tropical getaway that makes residents feel a world away from their worries, its sunny year-round temperatures, prime location, and buzzing metropolis center make it one of the most attractive neighborhoods to live in Hawaii.
Blending together residential life with the pleasures of big city living, Waikiki encompasses the best of both worlds. Its shopping, dining, and entertainment district offers residents everything they need without ever having to leave the neighborhood, while commuters appreciate its close proximity to downtown Honolulu and other major cities on the island.
What to Love
- Prime location with access to all surrounding major cities
- Bustling entertainment center with dining and shopping
- Golden sand beaches with clear blue waters
- Stunning world-class beachfront resorts
Local life in Waikiki makes every day feel like a tropical getaway in paradise. Residents enjoy warm temperatures and clear skies year-round, with temperatures usually circulating around 80 degrees. A perfect neighborhood for those who enjoy going out, there are always restaurants to dine at, shops to explore, and events to attend in the bustling entertainment district of the city center.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
If there’s one thing people in Waikiki know how to do above all else, it’s a life of luxury. This tropical paradise has restaurants, resorts, and shopping centers at every turn, and there’s always something new to explore. The Royal Hawaiian Center
has everything residents and visitors need to enjoy a fun afternoon or a night on the town. The International Marketplace
is another town favorite, home to dining, boutiques, and more.
The Royal Hawaiian
is one of the beach’s most famous beachfront resorts, though there are many fabulous destinations to choose from. With Waikiki’s first hotel, the Moana Surfrider, having been built in 1901, this bustling city now has skyscraping hotels and amenities lining the shores of Waikiki Beach, which is famous for its surfing. As a city that knows how to appreciate the finer things in life, spa days are quite common, with each resort offering an array of services to indulge in.
For shopping, Luxury Row
, a resort and urban retail district is a city favorite among locals. While dining out, the Marukame Udon
is one of the hottest restaurants in town, serving up delicious Japanese food. For those craving authentic Hawaiian dishes, Hula Grill
is a popular destination.
Things to Do
Infamous for its exciting shopping, dining, and entertainment district, life in Waikiki is both vibrant and luxurious. With so many events to attend and places to explore, there’s never a shortage of activities for residents to partake in with friends and family.
Families love to attend the nearby Honolulu Zoo
, which features an astonishing number of animals from around the world and even endangered ones. Unique species such as Komodo Dragons can be spotted here, leaving visitors with a lasting impression. For those looking for an authentic Hawaiian experience, the Queens Waikiki Luau
inside the International Marketplace has an array of packages for patrons to choose from.
When it comes to nature lovers, Kapiʻolani Regional Park
is the place to be, with over 200 acres of lush greenery to explore. Waikiki Beach Park
is another town favorite, with eight different sections to enjoy for those who love the water and relaxing on the sandy shores.
Waikiki has a wonderful public school district for residents to enjoy. Students benefit from small class sizes and cutting-edge equipment to ensure educational success.